Rand Paul's Son Charged With AssaultSubmitted by Allegory on Sat, 01/12/2013 - 18:39
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- New charges have been filed on William Hilton Paul, the grandson of former presidential candidate Ron Paul, and son of U.S. Senator Rand Paul.
William Paul, 19, was arrested last Saturday at Charlotte-Douglas International Airport after his flight from Lexington, KY landed in Charlotte.
Paul, a Bowling Green, KY resident, was charged with consuming beer/wine underage, disorderly conduct and being intoxicated and disruptive.
According to the Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office, Paul is facing a new charge: assault on a female by aggressive physical force, a misdemeanor.
The circumstances around the new charge have not yet been revealed. It's not clear if the new charge is related to his arrest last week.